What Happened on August 15, 1946

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Dumont TV Network (WABD NY) is launched in the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Claude Arnault, French Swedish photographer involved in Nobel Prize scandal, born in Marseille, France
  • Jimmy Webb, American singer-songwriter (MacArthur Park, Up Up & Away), born in Elk City, Oklahoma
  • Kathryn Jean Whitmire, (4 time Mayor-Houston), born in Houston, Texas
  • Tony Robinson, English actor, comedian and author, born in Homerton, London